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(Vodafone willing to discuss tax demand (Lead, superseding previous story)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Britain-based telecom service provider Vodafone Thursday said it was willing to discuss a tax demand of Rs.11,000 crore but remained non-commital on paying a lesser ... Read more...

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GAAR panel expanded to cover non-resident tax payers


September 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The government Saturday expanded the scope of the expert committee on General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) to include all non-resident tax payers, even as the committee ... Read more...

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GST bill can be passed in current fiscal: Chidambaram


August 28th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The constitution amendment bill to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime could be passed by parliament by the end of the current financial ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 457 points; likely to remain bullish (Weekly market review)


July 1st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Indian stock markets are likely to open on a bullish note Monday, after registering a strong rally in the previous week, on expectation of a ... Read more...

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Comments invited on new tax rules, PM to take final call (Second lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The government Friday issued draft guidelines on the General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR), inviting comments from different stakeholders and clarified that Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Govt invites comments on GAAR, PM to take final call (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The government Friday issued draft guidelines on the general anti-avoidance rules (GAAR), inviting comments from different stakeholders and clarified that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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PM for wide consultation on GAAR


June 29th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday sought wide consultation on the draft guidelines of the General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR) and said these would be ... Read more...

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Pakistan tests cruise missile Hatf-VII


June 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday successfully test-fired the indigenously developed cruise missile Hatf-VII (Babur), having a range of 700 km, the military said.According to a military statement, the missile ... Read more...

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Deferred GAAR not because of any fear: Mukherjee


May 8th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The decision to defer the implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) is not because of any fear or apprehensions, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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India defers implementing GAAR for a year


May 7th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Relenting under pressure from the business community, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday proposed to defer the implementation of the controversial General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) ... Read more...

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Passive smoking worsens asthmic children’s health


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Children exposed to passive smoking continue to suffer in terms of health, says a new study.Results showed that 53 percent of children exposed to passive smoking ... Read more...

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GAAR adding to investors’ anxiety: ICRA


April 26th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Credit rating agency ICRA Thursday said the provisions of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) prescribed in this year's budget has added to investors' anxiety."Not lack ... Read more...

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P-notes holders will not be taxed: Mukherjee


March 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Trying to soothe the nerves of overseas investors, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said holders of Participatory Notes (P-notes) derivatives through which foreign nationals ... Read more...

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Fearing something magnifies its hold on you


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The more you fear a spider, the bigger it insect will seem to be. Simply told, fearing something only magnifies its hold on you and distracts ... Read more...

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UAE, Kenya sign pact on avoiding double taxation


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Kenya have signed an agreement on avoiding double taxation.The agreement was signed by UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs Obaid Humaid ... Read more...

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Secure relationship leads to more satisfactory sex life


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) People who feel secure in their relationship with their partner have a more satisfactory sex life and are more able to be sensitive in the affection ... Read more...

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Following cancer prevention guidelines lower risk of death from all-causes


April 16th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A study of more than 100,000 men and women over 14 years has found non-smokers who followed cancer prevention guidelines had a lower risk of death from cancer, ... Read more...

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‘Running away from problems’ may help you achieve work-life balance


March 31st, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Having trouble achieving work-life balance? Worry not, for a new research has suggested that a little self-reflection could do us all a world of good.The study was carried ... Read more...

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One third of women in Australia suffer post-sex blues


March 30th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 30 (ANI): A new study has found that one third of all women in Australia have experienced post-sex blues at some point, and the reason for it is not clear.The ... Read more...

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The more honest, humble you are, the better your job performance


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed for the first time that the more honest and humble you are, the better is your job performance."This study shows that those who ... Read more...

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Honesty, humility linked to better job performance


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Believe it or not -- the more honest and humble an employee is, the better is his or her job performance, according to a new study."This ... Read more...

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103-year-old UK woman puts her longevity down to her single status


February 22nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A British woman, who is 103 years old, says that secret behind her longevity is her single status.Gladys Gough from Stoke-on-Trent says she couldn't be bothered with men ... Read more...

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Keeping a poker face at work might take a toll on you


January 12th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): The more you are required to suppress emotions at work, the greater toll it takes on you, says a new study from Rice University, the University of Toronto ... Read more...

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Pakistan and Indonesia could sign trade agreement in early 2011


December 24th, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Governments of Pakistan and Indonesia are likely to sign a preferential trade agreement (PTA) in the first quarter of 2011, officials said on Thursday.Pakistani Ambassador to ... Read more...

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How plants counteract against larger neighbours’ shade


December 18th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Researchers have discovered how plants that 'lose the battle' during competitiveness for light because they are shaded by larger neighbours, counteract.Previously, it was thought that these plants ... Read more...

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Asthmatics living in poverty suffer more, finds study


December 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with low incomes suffer more from the consequences of asthma as compared to those well off.The report from the UCLA Center ... Read more...

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Oz man who raped 10-yr-old girl while driving drunk ordered to pay $18K


December 10th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): An Australian man has been ordered to pay 18,750 dollars in compensation for raping a 10-year-old girl almost five years ago.The man raped the girl when she sat ... Read more...

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Prolonged use of cell phones may trigger skin allergies


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): The next time you chat endlessly on your cell phone, better be careful, as it can lead to an allergic reaction, say allergists.They also said that from cosmetics ... Read more...

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Prolonged cell use, body piercing, tattoos trigger allergic reaction


November 15th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): The next time you chat endlessly on your cell phone, better be careful, as it can lead to an allergic reaction, say allergists.They also said that from cosmetics ... Read more...

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Food-allergy fears lead to overly restrictive diets


November 5th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): National Jewish Health researchers have revealed that many children, especially those with eczema, are unnecessarily avoiding foods based on incomplete information about potential food-allergies.The food avoidance poses a ... Read more...

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How behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity


October 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has shed light on understanding how behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity.When it comes to understanding where tendencies to overweight and ... Read more...

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Hong Kong and France sign double taxation, tax evasion agreement


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
HONG KONG (BNO NEWS) -- Hong Kong on Thursday announced that it has signed an agreement with France to avoid double taxation and prevent tax evasion on income and capital.According to state-run ... Read more...

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You can get addicted to gambling if you live closer to gambling venues


September 13th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that living or working near gambling venues could directly affect problem gambling.Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology have found that people are more ... Read more...

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Now, an early labour detector to prevent premature births


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A team of students has designed an early-labour detector that can pick up very early signs that a woman is going into labour too soon.The find could have ... Read more...

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UAE, Germany discuss world issues


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 2 (IANS/WAM) Germany and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to strengthen bilateral ties and exchanged views on several international issues including the Middle East peace process and the situation ... Read more...

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